Ad hoc teachers being ‘displaced’: Sisodia to DU V-C

He emphasised the need to absorb ad-hoc teachers in permanent recruitment, as many of them have been teaching in DU colleges for decades and have necessary experience to  deal with students.

published on : 28th January 2023

Kashmiri Jnanpith awardee Rehman Rahi passes away at 98

He is the first Kashmiri writer to be awarded Jnanpith, the country's highest literary award for his poetic collection 'Siyah Rood Jaeren Manz' (In Black Drizzle).

published on : 9th January 2023

Associate professors at govt colleges to be promoted in Karnataka

Interestingly, the UGC had given permission for promotion of associate professors in 2010.

published on : 17th December 2022

Agri university professor arrested in Jammu and Kashmir after student alleges sexual harassment

The students demanded stern action against the accused who is the head of the division of agriculture extension and communication at the university.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Professor sets the stage for a soul-stirring experience

The 58-year-old associate professor of Tamil at The American College in Madurai swears by theatre.

published on : 20th November 2022

UK: Indian-origin Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan awarded Royal Order Of Merit

Tamil Nadu-born Venki received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on ribosomal structure and was knighted in 2012.

published on : 13th November 2022

4,000 assistant professors to be recruited to arts and science colleges across TN

The GO said the teachers would be recruited through a written test and an interview conducted by the Teachers’ Recruitment Board (TRB).

published on : 9th November 2022

Prosecutor in case against Saibaba claims he was removed three months ago

The HC on Friday set aside their convictions. When contacted for reaction, Sathianathan told PTI that he was asked not to appear in the case three months ago.

published on : 14th October 2022

'Don't ask! There was a lot of struggle and patience in the last eight years,' says Saibaba's wife

Saibaba's wife and daughter were receiving half the amount of his salary since his arrest but then, his service was terminated last year.

published on : 14th October 2022

HC acquits ex-DU prof Saibaba in Maoist links case, calls his sanction under UAPA 'bad in law'

The court in its judgment noted that the trial court's 2017 proceedings were "null and void" in the absence of valid sanction under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

published on : 14th October 2022

Silence is better at times, says Kerala professor whose hand was chopped off by PFI activists

Many of the victims of the PFI's attacks are no longer alive, Professor TJ Joseph said, while adding that he would like to observe silence in solidarity with those victims.

published on : 28th September 2022

Notification for 1.4K assistant professor posts soon: Telangana Health Minister

All the tertiary care hospitals will now have a special committee consisting of the hospital superintendent, head of the microbiology department and head of the nursing department.

published on : 24th September 2022

Tallest idol of Goddess Durga at Cuttack’s Professorpada

The committee’s idol is being constructed by renowned artisan Nayan Sahu of Bhatimunda in Tangi.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case: Bombay HC refuses to grant bail to DU professor Hany Babu

Earlier this year, the NIA had opposed the bail plea of Babu who was arrested in July 2020, claiming that he actively participated in activities to promote Naxalism and to overthrow the government.

published on : 19th September 2022

Follow UGC regulations for appointment of principal in true spirit: DU to St Stephen's college

Delhi University had on August 22 written to governing body's chairman, declaring the reappointment of Varghese as the principal of St Stephen's College "null and void".

published on : 17th September 2022

Massive global failure led to millions of preventable Covid deaths: Lancet report

The Commission, which critically evaluated the global response in the first two years of the biggest health crisis, noted the international multilateral system could not deal with a modern pandemic.

published on : 16th September 2022

RIP professor Braj Bansi Lal: Ace excavator who unearthed history, ancient civilisation

Among his several findings are related to excavations conducted at the Mahabharata site in Hastinapur (Uttar Pradesh) and Kalibangan belonging to the Indus Valley civilisation in Rajasthan.

published on : 11th September 2022

Orissa HC refuses to interfere in government medical college recruitment

The altered eligibility criterion rendered the period of service provided by them useless and putting them in a disadvantageous position, the petitioners alleged.

published on : 27th August 2022

Universities to hire experts as 10 per cent faculty; degree, publications not mandatory

The faculty members will be engaged as --- Professors of Practice funded by industries, as engaged by instituitions from their own resources, and as engaged on a honorary basis.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Ayurveda professor motivates students to help poor for an hour every day

He spends a major chunk of his salary on service activities, including buying medicines for the poor. Many voluntary organisations have organised free medical camps with his support.

published on : 7th August 2022
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